News To Know: a Lamar woman charged with assault with a knife and a tractor-trailer burns on I-49

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LAMAR, Mo. – Police arrest a Lamar woman – 20-year-old Chloe Crowe –  suspected of a knife assault and find her with a stolen vehicle. The alleged assault happened on Saturday, August 27, 2022. According to the Lamar Police Department, someone called about an assault at the Divine Estates Apartment complex. The investigating officer identified Chloe Crowe as a suspect. When police found her, they say she was in possession of a vehicle stolen in Barton County, Mo. If you’d like to read more about this story, click here.

McDONALD COUNTY, Mo. – Shortly after 1 p.m. Monday reports of a tractor-trailer fire on I-49 near 3-mile marker, the Bella Vista Bypass. McDonald County Deputies, Pineville Fire and White Rock Fire responded. The driver managed to unhook and pull forward to safety. As the trailer continued to burn, it disintegrated and the fire spread across both southbound lanes. I-49 was completely halted. If you’re interested in more about this story, click here.

JOPLIN, Mo. – Following President Biden’s announcement to provide relief for some student loan debt across the nation, students attending Missouri Southern State University have wondered if they are eligible. The school says they have received an increased amount of calls and inquiries from both current and former students reaching out about the relief plan. If you are a current or former student and wonder if this new plan applies to you, we’ve provided a location you can go to for more information: Student loan debt information

FOUR STATES – While students could begin seeing some financial relief …drivers are definitely seeing it. Gas prices continue to drop around the Four States and the nation. The national average for a gallon of regular fell below four-dollars early this month, and it’s been falling ever since:

  • Jasper county – the average is $3.26 per gallon,
  • Newton county – $3.33 per gallon,
  • Ottawa county – $3.44 per gallon, and
  • Crawford county is $3.43 per gallon